titanic survivors

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    Reactions to Lusitania Sinking?

    Are there any records of how any Titanic survivors reacted to news of the Lusitania? Relatedly, did any of the female Titanic survivors serve or volunteer?
  2. schara01

    Impactful Descendents of Titanic Survivors

    One thing I've always been interested in is researching the descendants of Titanic survivors and if they have made any sort of lasting impact on society. For 3rd class passenger and survivor Shawneene Abi Sa'b, two of her children Rose and Albert (who were already living in the US at the time...
  3. LLWH

    Carpathia's Titanic survivor rescue procedure

    Not sure if no one's mentioned it or, more likely, I just couldn't find it. I'm wondering how exactly the Carpathia rescued the Titanic survivors. Not a timeline, but specifically, how did they bring them aboard? Did they open a side door, or come all the way up onto the deck? Did they lower a...
  4. J

    "Saved", but no boat number

    The Passenger and Crew Lists show almost 200 who were saved, but for which there is no boat listed. How did these people survive without a boat? Possibly related to this, there are a number of survivors where the boat listed for them has an asterisk (*) ... what is the asterisk for?
  5. Sarah S

    Survivors who spread lies?

    Hello everyone, Are there any titanic survivors who intentionally spread lies about the sinking or their survival? I hope this question doesn’t come off disrespectful because I know all of them must have been immensly traumatized, but I have seen so many differing reports or unbelievable...
  6. Sarah S

    Did Jack Thayer keep in touch with fellow survivors?

    Hello again, is it known if Jack Thayer kept in touch with any other survivor? I don’t know why, but I’ve always been interested in his relationship with Lightoller or Bride, who were with him on Collapsible B. Did Jack make any comment on Lightoller, and was there further contact between him...
  7. M

    712 Survivors...or 713?

    So, I finished a project I've been meaning to get to for years - creating my own spreadsheets of all crew and passengers, broken out in several ways each. I could easily have simply downloaded the lists from this site, but as I suspected doing it myself was highly educational personally and...
  8. Encyclopedia Titanica

    Camberwell Survivor's Pathetic Letter

    The Titanic disaster Camberwell survivors letter We have been favoured with the following poignant letter from a Camberwell lady who was a passenger on the lost Titanic. Her experiences during the wreck and after her rescue form a heartstirring narrative. April 24 1912. Dear Jim – I know you are...
  9. Jason D. Tiller

    News City to host screening of doc about Chinese Titanic survivors

    The City of Cambridge, in partnership with Immigration Partnership, is hosting a screening of the film The Six at Galaxy Cinemas, in Cambridge Centre Mall on Wednesday, December 14, from 6-8 p.m. The screening will be followed by a Q & A with the film’s director, Arthur Jones...
  10. Sarah S

    Survivors who wrote memoirs

    Hello again! I have seen there were several memoirs and autobiographies written by titanic survivors. Could someone give me a list of passengers/crew who wrote/published memoirs that makes mention of their experience on the Titanic? Officer Lightoller, Mr. Archiebald Gracie, Violet Jessop are...
  11. Jason D. Tiller

    News Mystery of Failsworth Titanic survivor who left husband

    Whilst looking through old copies of the Oldham Chronicle a member of staff chanced upon the following report of a telegram sent from New York: Failsworth Woman Saved: Elizabeth Ann Wilkinson, wife of Mr Samuel Wilkinson of 47 Oldham Road Failsworth, was a second cabin passenger on the Titanic...
  12. Jason D. Tiller

    News 'Quite special' Antiques Roadshow expert values Titanic memorabilia from last survivor

    ANTIQUES ROADSHOW expert John Foster was blown away by some "iconic" Titanic memorabilia, many of which belonged to the very last survivor of the famous sea disaster. https://www.express.co.uk/showbiz/tv-radio/1650647/Antiques-Roadshow-Titanic-last-survivor-70000-pounds
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    Survivors buried in florida?

    So I'm trying to do some research for a friend and get a list of all the survivors/Victims buried in Florida. I know there's a way to search for a list by state (As I'm able to pull up a page with a list of people buried in Michigan, my home state) but I cannot for the life of me figure out how...
  14. Jason D. Tiller

    News July 21, 1924: The day Titanic survivor Dick Williams won Olympic gold

    On this day, July 21, 1924, Dick Williams claimed the gold medal after winning the mixed doubles at the Olympic Games in Paris, partnering Hazel Wightman. Twelve years before, Williams had survived the sinking of the Titanic and had closely escaped having his leg amputated after remaining for...
  15. Jason D. Tiller

    News Titanic Survivor Interviews: What It Was Like to Flee the Sinking Luxury Liner

    Millvinia [sic] Dean, the last surviving passenger of the RMS Titanic, died in 2009. She’d lived a full life of 97 years, but that meant that she’d been only two months old when the famously luxurious and innovative ship hit the iceberg that sent it to the bottom of the Atlantic in the middle of...
  16. Jason D. Tiller

    News Titanic at 25: The survivor from India who never returned

    Don Lynch, a historian at the Titanic Historical Society (THS), first heard of Ruth Becker Blanchard in 1975. Ruth was 12 years old when she survived the sinking of the Titanic on April 14, 1912. She was 90 when she died of age-related ailments in California in 1990...
  17. Jason D. Tiller

    News Belfast survivor’s story of Titanic heroism (1912)

    An interesting and graphic account of some of the outstanding incidents which occurred on board the Titanic after the gigantic liner collided with an iceberg was given to one of the News Letter’s representatives during this week in 1912 by a Miss M Sloan, who had been stewardess on the ill-fated...
  18. Jason D. Tiller

    News Antiques Roadshow guest refuses to sell Titanic survivor's letter after huge valuation

    During Sunday night's Antiques Roadshow, BBC host Fiona Bruce took viewers to Porchester Castle on the Hampshire coast. Guests brought the experts' several unique antiques to be valued including the likes of an unpublished poem by Siegfried Sassoon, a Victoria Cross medal and a rare cigarette...
  19. Jason D. Tiller

    News Stunning Chicago mansion built for Titanic survivor lists for $13.3M

    A row house built for a family who survived the Titanic disaster has hit the market for $13.3 million. https://nypost.com/2022/05/03/chicago-mansion-built-for-titanic-survivor-lists-for-13-3m/